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  1. Vince Vaughn to topline "Cell Block 99" action thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Vince Vaughn is going to prison. The actor, who made his mark with comedies such as Wedding Crashers and Swingers, is continuing his recent dramatic wave by signing on to star in Brawl in Cell Block 99 , a brutal action thriller from Caliber Media and XYZ Films, The Hollywood Reporter reveals.

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  2. Hollywood's Great Jungleby Ross DouthatIf you want to have a sunny...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | National Review Online

    Favreau is a heavyset, long-faced Italian-Jewish guy from Queens who made his way west after dropping out of college to try to make a career in comedy. He did stand-up, landed a few small movie roles, and then had a big break: He wrote and starred in a little movie called "Swingers," about guys like him hanging out in Los Angeles, that cost $200,000 to make and turned into a film that every late-1990s college male would see at least 16 times.

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  3. 'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Recalls Marvel's Perilous Start at THR's Power Lawyers EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmaker, riding high on a $103 million opening weekend, revealed the high stakes in the first 'Iron Man' film, the possibility of a 'Swingers' sequel and talked about Hollywood's next frontier: virtual reality. If Jon Favreau's 2008 film Iron Man hadn't been a $585 million worldwide smash, Marvel Entertainment could have waved goodbye to Thor, Captain America and a slew of other now-iconic movie characters.

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  4. Vince Vaughn schools Hailee Steinfeld in 'Term Life' clipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly

    The problem? The policy doesn't take effect for 21 days and he might not live that long. Directed by Peter Billingsley, the starry cast of Term Life also includes Bill Paxton, Jonathan Banks, Mike Epps, Jordi Molla, Shea Whigham, William Levy, Taraji P. Henson, Annabeth Gish, Terrence Howard, and Vaughn's Swingers and Made sparring partner Jon Favreau.

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  5. 'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Recalls Marvel's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmaker, riding high on a $103 million opening weekend, revealed the high stakes in the first 'Iron Man' film, the possibility of a 'Swingers' sequel and talked about Hollywood's next frontier: virtual reality. If Jon Favreau's 2008 film Iron Man hadn't been a $585 million worldwide smash, Marvel Entertainment could have waved goodbye to Thor, Captain America and a slew of other now-iconic movie characters.

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  6. New 'Jungle Book' feels realRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... there's only so much anyone can possibly screw up. Here, you have a director in Jon Favreau, who knows dude stuff ("Swingers" 4eva, "Iron Man" holla), and a pretty fantastic set of digitized animals. It's live-action populated with animals animated ...

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  7. Bear necessitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Cityview Online

    ... plenty of reasons for filmgoers to be apprehensive. Enter Jon Favreau. At one time known only as the guy who made "Swingers," Favreau started to find his stride as a director with 2003's "Elf" but has become best known for helping launch the Marvel ...

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  8. Can You Still Live the Swingers Lifestyle in LA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Curbed

    The Doug Liman film Swingers was released in 1996, introducing movie audiences to the world of the struggling Los Angeles actor, desperately poor yet somehow making rent, possessing nothing, but projecting everything. It was Entourage without the mansions, sexist, but in an innocent and fun mid-nineties kind of way.

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  9. The Jungle Book's Opening Numbers Are OutstandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... film is also getting very positive reviews from critics. The Jungle Book , directed by Jon Favreau ( Iron Man 3, Swingers ), is being praised for its spot on casting and incredible effects. Seriously, this is ground breaking special effects. It's ...

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  10. Rapid Round: Jon Favreau on 'Jungle Book' Nostalgia, Returning to...Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The former 'Swingers' star, now married and the father of three talks about his new film's connection to the 1967 animated Disney version, why he wants to return to acting and his loyalty to Team Marvel. Jon Favreau, 49, has come a long way from his indie Swingers days back in 1996, when he and Vince Vaughn played a couple of wannabe-actors cruising the L.A. club scene.

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  11. Jon Favreau on 'The Jungle Book' and tracking down Bill MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly

    Jon Favreau has had a wild and varied career, directing projects as disparate as indie treasures Swingers and Chef , to big-budget comic-book movies like Iron Man , to broad-appealing family adventures like Zathura . So taking on the live-action adaptation of Disney's The Jungle Book isn't too far afield for this jack-of-all-trades helmer.

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  12. Jungle Book' is scary, emotional and visually stunningUpdated Apr 15, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... the cartoon original and the source material, has anything new to offer. Jon Favreau, who wrote and starred in "Swingers" and has previously made such films as "Elf" and the first two "Iron Man" movies, seems to have rejuvenated himself with "Chef," ...

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  13. With a Jungle Book,a director Jon Favreau mixes wild nature and whimsical funRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... movie,” director (“Elf,” “Iron Man,” “Chef”) and actor (“Swingers,” “Friends,” “Chef”) Favreau says, knowing he'd better back that up as persuasively as his ...

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  14. Jon Favreau on The Jungle Book: Bill Murray singing Bare Necessities was "the highlight of my career"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Radio Times

    Hearing the Jon Favreau - the director who brought you Swingers and Iron Man - has made a new version of The Jungle Book is a bit like hearing that the Fonz is directing your kids' school play. Favreau gives a cool edge to the mainstream, while The Jungle Book is a Disney family classic.

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  15. Disneya s a The Jungle Booka is a rousing blend of live-action, CGIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... 2016 Disney fans should rejoice: "Jungle Book" director Jon Favreau ("Iron Man") proves he's the "king of the swingers," a fitting evolution for a guy who began his career writing "Swingers" (1996). We all know the tale by heart: "Man Cub" Mowgli is ...

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  16. 6 Filmmaking Tips From Jon FavreauRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Film School Rejects

    ... Three decades later, he's one of the biggest moviemakers in the world, responsible for such diverse classics as Swingers (as its writer), Elf and Iron Man , and his latest directorial effort, Disney's live-action remake of The Jungle Book , is set ...

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  17. Capone learns the bare necessities of the Jungle Book from director Jon Favreau and star Neel SethiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Ain't It Cool News

    Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. It's still strange to me that we primarily think of Jon Favreau as a director and not an actor since he first made name for himself in Hollywood with appearances in works like RUDY, SWINGERS , DEEP IMPACT, and even the original DAREDEVIL.

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  18. Jon Favreau brings CG realism to - The Jungle Book'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... to the technology available," says Favreau by phone from a Los Angeles hotel. An actor in such diverse movies as "Swingers" and "The Wolf of Wall Street," Favreau is also known for directing the kids' movies "Elf" and "Zathura: A Space Adventure," ...

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  19. Jungle Book' movie pays homage to '67 predecessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | SFGate

    ... "The Jungle Book." Filmmaker Jon Favreau laughs when he is asked if he finds it odd that a line can be drawn from "Swingers," the 1996 film he wrote and starred in about a group of struggling L.A. actors, to "Elf," his 2003 holiday comedy about a ...

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  20. Jungle Book is all about girl powerRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... before Disney's death in 1966, Favreau found fame early in his career as the writer and star of 1996 cult comedy Swingers . His memories of the impresario's last movie are sketchy, but he remembers dreaming of Mowgli driving in his parents' Toyota ...

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